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. they're not giving details. lisa nowak pleaded not guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges. the woman she allegedly attacked in an airport parking lot two years ago is expected at the hearing today. >>> the virginia governor will not stop the execution of convicted d.c. sniper john allen muhammad. governor kaine rejected a hearing for klemm . >> if you have h1n1, you should be paid from your employer to stay at home. the idea is to make sure sick employees stay home and not expose other people. it would make it easier for parents to deal with sick children and school closings. house version would cover the h1n1 pandemic and other infectious diseases. >>> in duchess county, new york, police are trying to figure out why a man walked into a school with a rifle and took the principal hostage. that school went into lockdown as police arrived at the scene. the gunman sunderrrenderisurren. no one was hurt. christopher craft attended the school in the '80s. the gunman's son was recently suspended from that school. >>> a suicide car bomber targeted a congested traffic circle killing
mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, up virginia governor tim kaine has declared a state of emergency for all of their grain that is pounding the region. residents are being urged to stay alert. there forecaing three to 8 inches of rain through tomorrow. >> harry reid is considering higher payroll taxes on the top income earners. it wouldpply to those making more than 250,000 dollars a year. >> president obama begins a nine-day diplomatic tour of asia. his first stop is in tokyo. he is expected to make a statement on the economy and then make a stop in alaska to me with u.s. troops. >>> some teenagers have been throwing rocks at some neighbors. one incident was captured on a cell phone camera. a rock hit him while the video was rolling. >> i was so afraid of this happening. i have seen them throw rocks at people at random. they have broken my neighbor's door. >> they believe the students are from a junior high school. police are stepping up paols i
. adam is back in 10 minutes. let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> everything is heating up as far as the volume of traffic. we have no problems to report. overnight construction is completely cleared out of your way. interstate travel it looks good. headlights northbound between fredericksburg and baltimore, running in good shape. this is 270 at father hurley boulevard. it is moving at speed to get into town. metro rail is reporting they are on normal service. >> thank you. >>> our top story, the race for richmond's final hours. voters at the polls in only 24 hours. >> both candidates are fighting for all the support they can get and they are crisscrossing the commonwealth. matt brock is live with more. >> it is all about getting the basic out, getting your troops fired up and getting them to the polls. bob mcdonnell will head south to charles cole and roanoke, richmond, and ends his stake in virginia beach -- he heads to charlottesville, roanoke, and richmond. bob mcdonnell out this morni. >> is great to see the blue and red balloons. virginia will be read and the democrats will
assaults. "worldfocus" producer lisa biagiotti traveled there earlier this year and, with the help of the pulitzer center on crisis reporting, she filed this report. >> reporter: friday afternoon, four men dressed as females narrowly escaped a mobbing in downtown kingston. just last week a male was beaten in farmouth trelawney because he was dressed as a female. >> the issue of violence against gay men, especially mob violence is definitely a reality. >> reporter: stacy anne jarrett is the executive director of support for life whether she works closely with jamaica's embattled gay community. >> as an individual you have verbal attacks, physical attacks or one on one. but if it's a group, i tell you most definitely they're going to be attacked. >> reporter: while photos like these showing a mob attack on a cross-dresng gay man are rare, individual reports of violence are common. >> two weeks ago, two guys with machetes nearly killed me. >> reporter: these gay men agreed to appear on camera as long as their identities are concealed. >> once they find out that you are gay, battyman,
, the cost of that war will almost certainly climb. now they're looking for ways to pay the bill. and as lisa sylvester reports, that may mean new taxes. >> reporter: congress is proposing a heap of new taxes. a 5.4% health care tax for individuals earning $500,000 a year. a proposed tax on so-called cadillac insurance plans. a quarter percent tax on the wall street tax, and possibly, if the war in afghanistan goes on, a new 5% tax on the rich. >> what we're suggesting is a war surtax, a graduated tax so that we don't devour with that cost, every other priority we have in the economy. >> reporter: president obama is also prepared to let the bush tax cuts expire in january 2011 for those making more than $250,000 a year. >> one of his concerns is to more evenly -- is to use tax policy to make a more even distribution. >> reporter: high income earners in some states could see their marginal tax rate increase more than 60%. a democratic representative who has opposed a wall street tax sees nothing wrong with getting the rich to pitch in more. taxpayers helped stabilize wall street and now wall s
lady laura bush and lisa caputo, they were both involved in the planning of state dinners and tell us why tonight's event is so important and also politically for the white house. >> can't believe the guests are stealing the silverware. >> that's a little tacky. >> take a little glass and put it in your purse. my goodness. >>> a court rules hormone replacement therapy can give a woman breast cancer. why are women taking them? elizabeth cohen looking into the controversy coming up. 45 minutes after the hour. and during the sign then drive event, you can get a cc, jetta, or top safety-rated tiguan for practically just your signature. it's that easy. i can't believe it. [ whoosh! ] [ humming ] [ engine revs ] ♪ [ tires screech ] [ pen scratches ] i can believe it. yep. [ male announcer ] sign then drive is back. hurry in and get legendary volkswagen value for practically just your signature. ♪ right now 1.2 million people are on sprint mobile broadband. 31 are streaming a sales conference from the road. 154 are tracking shipments on a train. 33 are iming on a ferry. and 1300 are secr
. >> reporter: while at us airways' hub in washington -- >> flight 1825. >> reporter: flight attendant lisa scott knows the routine ll. what's the secret to staying sane if you're a flight attendant? >> yoga. [ laughter ] lots of deep breaths. >> reporter: the airlines anticipate just under 2 million fliers to pass through all the nation's airports toda but the busiest air travel days will be sunday and monday with just over 2 million fliers each day. and 23-year veteran lynwood harris knows what they're thinking. >> they're thinking about that wonderful dinner at grandma's house. their expectations of getting there on time and most of all, having their bag arrive with them as well. >> it's a family obligation, right? >> yeah, we're -- yeah. it's going to be fun. the heartland. it's going to be fun. it's going to be great. >> check in early. please plan on arrival at the airport two hours ahead. >> reporter: the good news, thanksgiving 2009 looks to be snow and ice-free. >> the weather is cooperating, passengers are moving well, and flying's good. >> reporter: okay, here's the advice. if yo
away with millions. nbc lisa myers is here to talk more about this. critics say they were richly rewarded for failure. is that really true? >> i think that's an understatement, monica. this study by experts at harvard law school is appropriately titled wages of failure. it examined the pay of the top five executives at bear stearns and lehman brothers in the years before their firms imploded and it found that since 2000, the top executives at the two firms had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and it sold mountains of stock. top bear stearns executives cashed out at about $1.4 million and top executives of lehman brothers cashed out about a billion dollars. dripped these during this period they were increasing the firm's leverage and making decisions which later turned out to be catastrophic. >> wow. that is shocking. is there going to be any fallout here? >> well, there really is not a lot that can be done. the stockholders are suing and -- but the ceos say, look. when the companies collapsed, we lost about 900 million dollars worth of stock each, but even counting the
. lisa ling has a look at efforts to keep the industry clean. >> see? darren james. >> reporter: darren james once led a busy life as a porn star. at the height of your career how many women were you having sex with? >> sometimes it could be ten women in an orgy scene, nonstop. >> reporter: all part of a job darren did successfully for nearly eight years. until 2004 when darren got the call all porn performers dread. >> i get that call, everything stops. i had the virus. my whole world just crashed. >> reporter: so, you don't know how you got infected? >> i don't. >> reporter: did you infect people? >> three girls. i ew them. i felt bad. >> reporter: darren's hiv infection shut down southern california's porn industry for a month. and when his identity as the original infection was made public, he says the isolation that followed drove him to attempt suicide. >> i know porn ain't the best business in thworld but it's all i had. >> reporter: darren is now campaigning to make condom use mandatory in adult film. he predicted years agois infection would not be the last the industry would se
rival in some kind of a love triangle, lisa nowak is due in court today. you will hear about a plea deal on the table. michael jackson's father is challenging his late son's will. he says the executors of his son's will made a big mistake. >>> good morning! hope you're awake at 17 minutes past the hour and that you're on time here. >>> president obama hopes to become the first sitting president to visit hiroshima and nagasaki, the cities hit by u.s. nukes during world war ii. it won't happen when he visits ya japan this weekend. he says his schedule is full. in the past presidents have avoided the cities so they don't appeal critical of the decisions to drop nukes. many think it saved lives ending the war. >>> another astronaut accused of attacking another woman over an ex-boyfriend may take a plea deal. lisa nowak will be in court in florida. prosecutors say the deal has some conditions but they're not giving the details. nowak pleaded not guilty to attempted kidnapping and other charges. the woman she allegedly attacked is expected to be there today as well. that ought to be interestin
" producer lisa biagiotttraveled there earlier thisear and, with the helpof the pulitzer nter on crisis rerting, she filed this report. >> reporter: friday afteron, four men dressed as fales narrowly escaped mbing in downtown kingston just lt week aale was beat in farmth trelawy because he was dressed as a female. >> the issue of violence against gay men, espially mob violence. >> reporter: stacy annjarrett the executi director of support for fe whether she works closel with jamaica's embattled gay community. >> as an individual you ve verbal attks, physil attacks or oneon one. but if it's a group, i tell you most definitelthey're going to attacked. >> rorter: photos like the showing attack on a crosdressing gay man are rre, reports of violencere common. >> two guys wh machetes nearly killed me. >> reporter: these g men agreed to appear on camera as long as their identities are conceale >> once they find out that you are kay,battan, they usehe wo battyman, they want to kill you. >> these people have been been, people ar being shot. people their homes have been burned down. >>'ve had t
in the past year. merhige is accused of fatally shooting his twin sister, carla merhige and lisa knight. authorities say lisa was pregnant. he allegedly killed two other relatives whose elderly aunt and his 6-year-old cousin. according to the father, she was executed in her sleep after she had gone to bed. she played piano and sang for her family members earlier in evening. police say merhige injured two others in the violent outburst inside the home. investigators wrapped up the the work at the crime scene. this is the parents of the girl murdered. they continued to talk to members who survived the shoot-out to piece together what happened this night. the local tv news camera man and father of the 6-year-old. he and his wife were unharmed in the shooting but carry the grief of losing their baby girl. >> i got up, i was going to take a shower. i can smell my baby in my shirt. i thought if i take a shower, it's gone, forever. never smell her again. >> investigators believe that paul merhige was driving a blue four-door, 2007 toyota camry. the car has florida tags w-4-27jt. the car has a
at a deputy's window, trapping inside his cruiser. animal control officers, virginia newsom and lisa shaw, showed up. chased him on to another road. the deputy left and thought the turkey had gone, too. >> as i was leave, i looked in my mirror and to see him chasing me down. came up on the side of me and literally got in front of my car and stopped me from leaving. >> reporter: but he came back. climbed up top the animal control truck. he may like the lights. >> i believe strongly that it was the lights. it was the strobe lights that had him attached to the vehicle. >> reporter: the officers took the pictures and video with their cell phones. for three weeks, he has been wobbling around route 7 in ashburn. the turkey is still on the lam. >> it is notating season and not typical for him to be looking for a hen. however, he just happens to be really out here and looking for attention. >> reporter: jim handly, news4 today. >> maybe he is trying to get away knowing thanksgiving is on the way. >>> there are a thousand ways to prepare for your turkey for thanksgiving. one method may be a recipe
that led up to the collapse on wall street. nbc's senior investigative correspondent lisa myers has details on that. lisa, it's going to make a lot of people mad. >> it absolutely will, matt. this study found that executives at lehman brothers and bear stearns cashed in big time in the years before their fir imploded. and even though they suffered huge losses at the end, their ceo still walked away with hundreds of millions of dollars. critics call it being richly rewarded for failure. it was the early phase of the financial meltdown last year. first, bear stearns was sold to avoid collapse. then lehman brothers went bankrupt. shareholders lost billions and thousands of employees lost jobs. but a new study by experts at harvard law school titled "wages of failure" found that since 2000,he top five executives at each firm had received staggering amounts of cash bonuses and it sold mountains of stock. bear stearns executives cashed out about $1.4 billion. and lehman brothers, $1 billion. >> people who invested in these companies should feel betrayed. the whole idea of capitalism is that the p
want to tell you again. we spoke to lisa gibson who is his sister. who says she's a sister of this young man. she said that she had told the police officer or that the police department in the area or whatever should have known that this guy was schizophrenic and he had issues. and she says she doesn't believe that her brother was drinking. she goes, whoever this officer is shouldn't have a job. he has no integrity and a combative mind set. how do you respond to that. >> well, i can say that we're going to investigate this thoroughly. what the initial reports came to us as was that witnesses said that he appeared to be intoxicated. we're not saying that he was intoxicated. we're just saying that the witness reports said that he was intoxicated. he was yelling racial slurs and profanity at the passengers and challenging the customers to a fight. so that's how we responded. and then you can see at least one viewpoint from the video that's on youtube as to how the officer responded. we'll look into it from all angles. >> like i said, this information -- we got this video. it's
different camera angles. >> real quickly, i want to tell you again. we spoke to lisa gibson who is his sister. who says she's a sister of this young man. she said that she had told the police officer or that the police department in the area or whatever should have known that this guy was schizophrenic and he had issues. and she says she doesn't believe that her brother was drinking. she goes, whoever this officer is shouldn't have a job. he has no integrity and a combative mindset. how do you respond to that? >> well, i can say that we're going to investigate this thoroughly. what the initial reports came to us as was that witnesses said that he appeared to be intoxicated. we're not saying that he was intoxicated. we're just saying that the witness reports said that he was intoxicated. he was yelling racial slurs and profanity at the passengers and challenging the customers to a fight. so that's how we responded. and then you can see at least one viewpoint from the video that's on youtube as to how the officer responded. we'll look into it from all angles. >> linton. i got that wrong
a romantic rival is getting a year of probation as punishment. 46-year-old lisa nowak pleaded not guilty to burglary and battery. pleaded guilty, that is to say. she drove from houston to florida wearing a diaper to confront u.s. air force captain shipman after she found out she was dating the guy nowak was interested in. meanwhile, david letterman is ready to take the stand. halderman says he was just trying to sell a screen play to dave not shake him down. halderman's lawyer says the case should be dismissed and tried to do that yesterday in court. brian: sorry about the noise, but it wasn't us. today is veterans day. nothing symbolized freedom, independence, and democracy better than the american bald eagle. gretchen: and with us today is al, founder and president of the american eagle foundation. i have to speak up. and challenger, america's first free-flying trained bald eagle. i was so excited for this segment today, al. of course, we've all seen challenger fly over the baseball stadiums and such. but to think this baby eagle fell out of a nest. >> that's right. that's thousand sta
a new harvard study of risky bank behavior. lisa meyers following this one closely. >>> this study was done by experts at harvard law school and is appropriate titled wages of failure. the top five executives of bear stearns and lehman brothers. it found since 2000, top executives sold mountains of stock. and top bear stearns executives cashed out $1.4 billion, and top executives of lehman about $1 billion. when the companies collapsed, their ceo's lost $9 million worth of stock. and the ceos still came out ahead of the game. and james cayne came out with millions, and investors and employees of the two firms obviously did not do so well. thousands of employees lost jobs and many investors lost everything. and as you know, both men denied wrong doing and said their firms were swept under by a financial tsunami. cayne did apologize to the investors, and the other says he wakes up every night thinking what could i have done differently? >> thank you. we are learning more and more about things we already know. top executives at the bank, winding up at the ban sxk paying themselves out
appear if. one republican senator speaking out aboutç this, lisa murkowski ofç alaska. >> we are concerned that this may be that first step toward rationing of care. it is kind of a peek under the cwr(%91jer+áu will,ç about what government-run health care may mean. >> we requested an interview with the secretary of health and human services kathleen sebelius, but she declined. çwe mustç remind -- reminded viewers that the group cru revise these pap smear guidelines is not affiliated with the government, as well, members of the administration will tellç!iou, many of these provisions do not ration care. martha: thank you, james. çthere are also reports todayf a missile attack killing suspected taliban militants in a crucial area of pakistan. a suspected u.s. droneçç -- ts is still unconfirmed -- a compound. this comes as america's top spies sits down with pakistan's prime minister. çalso, telling youç about thew of that spanish ship. they have been freed by somali pirates, telling a gerwing tail right now of gunfire and death threats. çwe will tell you wha
and w their eldly aunt -- elderly aunt. lisa night was pregnant. the 6-year-old daughter was gunned down while sleeping in the bed. the talented and adored child play played piano before turning in. she was scheduled to perform in nutcracker performance the next day. her parents are devastated. >> i was going to take a shower and i can smell my baby my shirt. if i take a shower it's gone forever. i'll never smell her again. >> investigators believe that paul merhige was driving a blue four-door 2007 toyota cam camry. it has a tag -- w427jt. it has spoiler on the back to make it unique. they're working with the jump-starter police department 24 hours a day on the case and using every resource to find him. if you have information on paul merhige's whereabouts, you're urged to call this number here. 561-746-6201. we will continue to bring you updates throughout the day on the case. >> shannon: thank you for the latest. dairy farmers in maine are taking matters in their own hands to save their businesses. milkers and farm hands are getting and keeping valuable jobs. fox's molly line explains
update. we'll start with lisa. >>> we are watching traffic heading out of town right now. northbound 95 into baltimore and down into the delaware memorial bridge, we seem to be any good shape. i have no trouble to report on 66. the beltway is a good at the wilson bridge. we will take you to a couple of cameras so you know what to expect. first of all, make sure your headlights are on. you can barely see 95 in springfield. let's jump to our camera in maryland where it is stop and go. not too bad on at 28, the toll road, if you are heading out to leesburg. a beautiful ride into the district. the fog is leaving. >> it is. it is pretty dense. upper 40's to low 50's. low-level moisture. there is some stormy nets in the upper great lakes area. nothing major. dusty and cooler for friday and the weekend. >>> abe pollin is being praised for his leadership and his generosity. he died yesterday after a battle with a rare brain disease. he was 85 years old. he was the wizards longest tenured honor. thank you for watching.
're using, how angry they are, whether they're fed up with wall street and the story that lisa myers reported today where ceos made half a billion dollars, it's absurd, with $30 million penthows and $2 million apartments for their maids. people feel beat up, making less and less money, lost jobs, families have lost their jobs. there's no one here in washington that represents their interests. they feel sarah palin is one of them, a normal person, a mom. and if she doesn't get the facts right all the time, it's the media's fault and she's a regular joe and she can't read all the newspapers all the time. they like that about her. they connect that. and i think anybody who studies politics should look at that as a phenomena out there and recognize there's that much anger and disconnect with what's going on in washington that it's not represented, that people that feel like what's going on here is not representative of their thoughts and concern. >> andrew ross sorkin in 2008, ron paul ran. >> yes. >> and a lot of people that felt disconnected from washington got behind him. he always ta
be -- you cannot wait one against the other. lisa the four critical issues we believe for breast cancer patients. we have a very large bipartisan group of people that have supported us over the years in many ways. staying in the politics of cancer and the partisan politics are very different. >> who is working on your group on getting more funds for technology? >> ge is going to. >> can you explain that further? >> we need to have in this technology summit to have industry come to the table. we need government to come to the table. we need at this the grooves and private insurers will get it that as technology has benefited almost every possible part of our lives, when you see cell phones that we generate themselves, screening areas in airports -- and convinced that there is a better way for screening. we need market incentives. many companies are interested in detecting all of these. we will be urging them as much as we can to participate in the solution to close technology gaps. >> how much money is going into new detection technology is now? >> i will s list to correct me if i am wro
. there are right now five children of former senators who are serving -- one female, lisa murkowski, and four mills. over the course of history, there have been 45 parings of fathers and mostly sons. guest: i am glad to know that. i remember one special day that chris dodd was sworn in. he was my seatmate. great, great guy. just as he was to take his seat, they move to the chair out of the chamber that he was to sit in, and a move to another chair in the chamber, and he sat down and was announced that he was now occupying the chair of his late father, thomas dodd. the staff had found the chair and located it and i think it is stored somewhere, and they made it available to a crisp. there was a very sentimental moment. host: before we get back to calls, let me ask you this in question, the most momentous vote he cast in your -- you cast in your career? guest: my gosh. there was no so-called declaration of war speech. during that time -- host: first gulf war? guest: the gulf war is one i remember because of the trauma. i think we debated it over the weekend. there were no staff members on the floor.
of and then the public option in there. host: lisa was commenting earlier about george voinovich, the only senator not to know yesterday. she says he missed the vote because he was celebrating the 30th anniversary since being elected the mayor of cleveland, ohio. joe is joining us on the republican line. caller: good morning, thank you for taking my call. guest: good morning, joe. caller: i watch the program i guess a month or so ago about a businesswoman in california. she spoke about like five insurance companies or 10 insurance companies providing insurance. i mean, wouldn't it be easier for the government to get involved and say to california, you know, open the doors, let some more insurance companies in, this way you free up some competition. i don't know if this is going on in other states orningt but it seems kind of weird that we got a limited number of insurance companies. and the second one is in new york, we have new york healthy. wouldn't it be easier for the federal government to kind of support or, if you will, -- what can i say. give money to support their program to make it cost e
in america? lisa, go ahead. caller: good morning. i work at a shelter for the homeless. i can tell you that i would say that 90% of the clients are either legal aliens or the legal aliens. -- or the legal -- or illegal aliens. those are most of the people at the food banks. host: we have live picture of a food bank from "the washington times." pensacola, florida. curtis, democratic line. go ahead. caller: first of all, i think you know what i mean, i do not know what the word is. i appreciate c-span putting something relevant on. it concerns the nation. we have lost our humanity. the fact that the food situation, i have a friend of mine that works for a church in the area that averages 200 people to 300 people every week. and they are not deal eagle -- and they are not ill eagle -- and they are not illegals. host: who are the people that come in to the food banks? caller: folks are really hurting. seems like the country is losing our humanity. it is all about money and me and said of all of us. -- money instead of all of us. i wish that all of these die- hard republicans that think war is the
understand in nigh country becpuáq of the impunity. even con de lisa rise. even civilian. when i think because of that impunity and everybody think that's not - the body of woman sa place where they can do anything they want. it's also to men, to be to get involved in such fight to end it. >> if you just tuned in. this is chouchou namegabe and she's the recipient of the night international journalism report on her work covering the rape and a buts of women in her country. there's an e-mail. is there an appeal by elders for an end to the violence? >> sorry. yes. they want it and need it. that's why in our proposition. we're training women to follow what we are doing to get involved in the fighting and i've got a program of training for women you know in our part that don't have a really good school for our children. i have - this means we're own trainers and we train ourselves by practicing and having many trainings everywhere. that's how i wanted to share the same thing with other ladies. other young women and to elders. yes. they are aware of the situation and they get involved. >>
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